Jon builds cool things at Hashrocket and gives back to the community by organizing events and maintaining open-source projects. He started the OpenHack Naperville meetup and helps organize Vim Chicago. He created RubyConferences.org and maintains Feedjira, a Ruby gem for parsing RSS feeds.
Prior to Hashrocket in 2011, he worked for many years in the magazine publishing industry, teaching himself Rails and other web technology. He loves whiskey and reads a lot of comics.